It's been more than 20 years since the Kansas Jayhawks and the Wichita State Shockers have faced each other on the court. But both have had strong basketball programs for decades.
WSU's recent rise in the polls has been gaining national attention. The 15th-ranked Shockers (19-2, 8-1) will be looking for their 19th-consecutive home court victory against Indiana State Tuesday night.
Kansas continues its in-state rivalry with Kansas State in the Sunflower Showdown. The Jayhawks face the Washburn Ichabods every year in preseason play. They occasionally tip-off against Emporia State and Fort Hays State. But Wichita State remains absent from KU's schedule.
ESPN's Andy Katz wants to know why.
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In a recent interview with Kansas head coach Bill Self, Katz asked why the two schools won't battle it out on the court. Self said "If someone were to come and say something that it's law, then we would have to."